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OUTDOORS
Road Trip: Lockhart
In Austin, music and BBQ can be more divisive than politics or religion. When tensions run high, head for Lockhart for generous portions of meat to satisfy any palate. With a population of 11,000, this small town just East of Austin is touted as the...
OUTDOORS
Day Trip: Stillwater
A visit to Minneapolis would not be complete without a day trip to the birthplace of Minnesota. Just a 30-minute drive outside of the Twin Cities, Stillwater is a picturesque town on the river St. Croix, situated on a beautiful hill that entirely envelopes...
OUTDOOR
Road Trip: Helen, GA
Initially a logging town, Helen needed to do something different when its economy began to decline after the sawmills closed in the '50s. Tourism grew to be the main industry in this quaint town along the Chatahoochee River when it adopted a Bavarian...
OUTDOOR
Road Trip: Nantucket
While the city beaches of Boston may leave something to be desired, the stunning coastline of Nantucket—a small island off of Cape Cod—make it a beach destination worth visiting. Over 100 miles of coastline (nearly all of it open to the public) rim...
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Road Trip: Madison, WI
About a three-hour drive from Chicago, Madison, the state's liberal-leaning capital and home to the University of Wisconsin, is worth the drive—assuming it's not the middle of winter. When the mercury rises, head north from the city along the shores...
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Road Trip: Key West
When it's time to trade in the South Beach scene for more secluded sand, hop onto US-1 South for a seaside, scenic three-hour drive to the historic southern most city in the contiguous US. The archipelago that runs from the mainland of the Florida...
OUTDOORS
Road Trip: Traverse City
Traverse City, a freshwater equivalent of Cape Cod, is a beach town in Northwest Michigan and also happens to be the largest tart cherry producer in the country. Restaurants creatively incorporate the local cherries into entrees and Pleva's meat shop...
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Road Trip: Tahoe
With perfect powder in the winter and warm weather through the summer months, Tahoe’s become the escape for Bay Area locals all year round. Though the drive through the valley isn’t known to be breathtaking, just four hours stand between you and the...
DESIGN
GMC Trailering Academy
Earlier this summer GMC invited us out to Santa Barbara, CA for a unique adventure. We arrived at an airfield housing Cary Grant's old plane and were met by a gleaming fleet of Airstream trailers. The goal for the day was to latch an Airstream onto...
DESIGN
Luxury Production Vehicles: Mercedes-Benz GL350
After years of producing video behind the wheel of everything from a 15-passenger van to a cube truck, and shooting out the windows of innumerable Caravan and Town & Country minivans, we thought it might be interesting to see how some of the luxury...